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The ROUS Foundation

Caplin Rous 2007/07/10 – 2011/01/04

Capybaras are delicate animals, much more so than you would expect from such large creatures, especially given that they are rodents. Continue reading to find out how you can help keep them healthy and happy in captivity. Continue reading “The ROUS Foundation” »

what the ROUS Foundation Means to Me

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Melanie’s post:

I think a lot of you know that after Caplin Rous’s death in January of 2011, I started a charity called the ROUS Foundation for Capybara Veterinary Medicine (RF). I am happy to say that the RF has done a lot of good work for captive capybaras and their caretakers, but it hasn’t been easy.

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Pond accompli

Me in Pond 2

Mudskipper’s Post:

Ever since I got my new pool, I have been ignoring my pond. At least on this blog. In real life, I still love my pond, which is now Pond 2. You can see me “swimming” in it in the photo above. Since I swim in my pool now, Pond 2 has been configured more with Nessie in mind.

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A Look Inside Me

I’m cute on the outside

Skipper’s Post:

I’m not too humble to appreciate just how cute I am. I’ve been admired by people near and far, from Russia to Australia to Kansas. It’s hard to disagree with that assessment. Impossible to disagree honestly. But did you know that I am also cute on the inside? Let’s take a look! Continue reading “A Look Inside Me” »

I’m the You in YouTube

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Meeting My Bear

It has been a long time since my last post. I’ve been a bit under the weather. My pneumonia cleared up but I am still not quite myself. MelT is always worrying about me, even when I’m in tip-top shape, so you can imagine what a stress her stress is putting on me! Plus, we have both been lazy. The days are short now, MelT says they will get longer again some day, but it is depressing.

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Knew Moan Ya

Something happened to me last month that kept me from writing any blog posts. You should watch the video above to prepare yourself.

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